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We're more than just a racetrack! Santa Anita Park is available for private rental year round for functions that are held after the races or during the off season. With over 1,000,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor function space, we can customize any event to fit your needs. With virtually our entire facility available, the only limit is your imagination!

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Santa Anita Park is the premiere venue for...

  • Weddings
  • Reunions
  • Fundraisers
  • Memorials
  • Company Picnics
  • Award Banquets
  • Trade Shows
  • Proms, Dances & Other School Functions
  • Holiday Parties
  • Bar Mitzvahs
  • Bat Mitzvahs
  • Car Shows
  • Festivals
  • Concerts
  • Exhibitions
  • Ride and Drives

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Santa Anita Park Features:

  • Special event space to accommodate anywhere from 50 to 10,000 people or more
  • In-house video system with 2,000 monitors
  • Complete in-house Catering and Hospitality services
  • Easy access from the 210 freeway and 25 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles
  • Unobstructed views of the breathtaking San Gabriel Mountains
  • Grandstand seating for 18,897
  • 2.5 million square feet of parking lot

Grandiose and beautiful, Santa Anita Park blends Spanish flavor with Art Deco architecture by the noted Los Angelino architect Gordon B. Kaufmann. Luscious landscaping and a wealth of art and ornamental sculptures encircled with more than 1,500 trees, bowers of blooming seasonal and perennial flowers, fountains, antique sculptures, imaginative topiary designs, and lush green lawns are just some of the beautiful elements of Santa Anita.

Santa Anita Park provides a magnificent backdrop for your unique event. The combination of timeless architecture, lush gardens, breathtaking views of the San Gabriel Mountains, and the atmosphere of lavish comfort makes Santa Anita the premier venue for any event.

The grounds of Santa Anita Park are a treat for the eye and contribute to the ambiance of your event. From elegant hors d'oeuvre parties to sumptuous sit down dinners, Santa Anita Park's Executive Chef will tailor a menu to you for your special day.

Sample Menus:

Director's Buffet
South West
Tuscany

Where is Santa Anita Park?

Santa Anita Park is located in Arcadia, California, 14 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. The racetrack property is bounded by Baldwin Avenue and Huntington Drive and is adjacent to the Westfield Santa Anita Shopping Center. Major freeways giving access to Santa Anita are the Foothill Freeway (I-210) to the north, San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) to the south, the San Gabriel River (I-605) to the east and the Pasadena (110) and Glendale (2) Freeways on the west. Directions from area airports:

Los Angeles International Airport

Santa Anita is 30 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport. To reach Santa Anita from LAX, take the Century Freeway (105) east to the Harbor Freeway (110). Then take the Harbor Freeway north to Orange Grove in Pasadena. Turn left on Orange Grove and take it to the I-210 Freeway east. Exit at Baldwin and turn right.

Hollywood-Burbank Airport

Santa Anita is 21 miles from the Hollywood-Burbank Airport. To reach Santa Anita from the airport, take the Golden State Freeway (I-5) south to the 134 Freeway east. The 134 will become the I-210 Freeway east. Exit at Baldwin and turn right.

Ontario Airport

Santa Anita is 30 miles from the Ontario Airport. To reach Santa Anita from the airport, take the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) west to the (I-57) north to the (I-210) Freeway west. Exit at Baldwin. Turn right on Foothill and right again on Baldwin.

Directions to gates 8 and 5:

Gate 8 (from the west):

From the 210 Freeway east exit Baldwin Avenue. Make a right onto Baldwin. Go south on Baldwin until you see the entrance to Gate #8 and the Westfield Santa Anita Shopping Center. Make a left into Gate #8.

Gate 8 (from the east):

From the 210 Freeway west exit Baldwin Avenue. Turn right onto Foothill, then right onto Baldwin. Go south on Baldwin until you see the entrance to Gate #8 and the Westfield Santa Anita Shopping Center. Make a left into Gate #8.

Gate 5 (from the west):

From the 210 Freeway east exit Santa Anita Ave. Make a right onto Santa Anita. Go south on Santa Anita and make a right onto Huntington Drive. Follow Huntington Dr. to Gate #5.

Gate 5 (from the east):

From the 210 Freeway west exit Santa Anita Ave. Make a left onto Santa Anita. Go south on Santa Anita and make a right onto Huntington Drive. Follow Huntington Dr. to Gate #5.


Call our events division for a private viewing and consultation 626.574.6474.